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John Clarke-Whitfeld manuscript material

Title
John Clarke-Whitfeld manuscript material, 1816
Author
Clarke-Whitfeld, John, 1770-1836.

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Mixed materialPermit needed Pforz MSSchwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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Additional Authors
Stewart, John, active 1806-1816
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Biography (note)
  • John Clarke-Whitfeld, English organist and composer.
Call Number
Pforz MS
OCLC
965552481
Author
Clarke-Whitfeld, John, 1770-1836.
Title
John Clarke-Whitfeld manuscript material, 1816
Summary
· To [?John Stewart, physician and poet] : 1 autograph letter signed : 7 Jan 1816 : (B'ANA 0203) : 1 ¹/₂ pages (single sheet) : from Cam[bridge] : begins, "Having altered my plan in respect to the number of songs &c for my intended publication; and having now determined it shall contain original poetry only (which will render it more valuable to the subscribers) may I request you will favor me with two more little elegant pieces, of the length, and in the style of 'The fair Saracen' & 'O I will yield my heart to thee'? . . . ." Also including: "Last week Lord Byron favored me with three [of] the most elegant pieces of poetry . . . I am waiting with much anxiety for the fulfilment of Mr. Walter Scott's promise . . . ."
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
John Clarke-Whitfeld, English organist and composer.
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Stewart, John, active 1806-1816, addressee.
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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